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Welcome to Enkhuizen

City for landlubbers and sailors. Walk, bike or sail through Enkhuizen and feast your eyes. Within the old ramparts you will find no fewer than 361 national monuments as well as the most unusual street names.

Discover Enkhuizen
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City for landlubbers and sailors. Walk, bike or sail through Enkhuizen and feast your eyes. Within the old ramparts you will find no fewer than 361 national monuments and the most unusual street names. Also discover the Zuiderzee Museum and Sprookjeswonderland, be surprised by the special stores and enjoy the cozy restaurants. A day in Enkhuizen flies by, stay overnight and be sure to come back!

Calendar of events

address Waterwijs , Wierdijk 12, Enkhuizen

Waterwijs

This year the Zuiderzee Museum is all about water. While clean drinking water always flows from the tap, things used to be different for residents aro...

Thursday 25 July 2024

category binnenmuseumbuitenmuseumdekinderen
Thu25Jul
address Redders in de fles - 200 jaar KNRM, Zuiderspui 1, Enkhuizen

Rescuers in the bottle – 200 years of KNRM

The Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year to exist. This prompted the Bottle Ship Museum, together with bot...

Sunday 28 July 2024

Sun28Jul
address Zuiderzeemuseum, Wierdijk 12-22, Enkhuizen

Rescuers at sea – 200 years of KNRM

200 years of KNRM are being celebrated in 13 maritime museums throughout the Netherlands with the exhibition π—₯π—²π—±π—±π—²π—Ώπ˜€ 𝗼𝗽 π˜...

Thursday 25 July 2024

Thu25Jul
address Zuiderkerk, Zuiderkerksteeg 1, Enkhuizen

Exhibition “Water in the Bible”

Water in the Bible is the theme of the versatile art exhibition that can be seen in the Zuiderkerk from June 2 to September 8. Water is one of the mos...

Thursday 25 July 2024

category kunst
Thu25Jul
address Westerkerk, Westerstraat 138, Enkhuizen

Summer opening Westerkerk

The Westerkerk is open to visitors from July 1 to September 1, daily from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

Thursday 25 July 2024

Thu25Jul
address ZIjdwerk, Zijdwerk 27, Wervershoof

Cycling route around the Grootslag polder

Polder het Grootslag has existed for 600 years. To mark this occasion, two cycle routes have been created around and through the polder. It is one of ...

Thursday 25 July 2024

category omgevingWattedoeninenkhuizen
Thu25Jul
address Zesstedenweg, Zesstedenweg 283, Grootebroek

Cycling route through the Grootslag polder

Polder het Grootslag has existed for 600 years. To mark this occasion, two cycle routes have been created around and through the polder. It is one of ...

category omgevingWattedoeninenkhuizen
address Blauwe zaal Stadhuis Enkhuizen, Breedstraat 53, Enkhuizen

Exhibition Lida Hofstede & Elfi Edwards

Elfi Edwards and Lida Hofstede found each other in the search for connection and in collaboration with each other's work. Both chose to become artists...

Thursday 25 July 2024

category kunstWattedoeninenkhuizen
Thu25Jul
address De Drom Centrum van Cultuur, Paktuinen 1, Enkhuizen

Musical Summer School 2024

The Musical Summer School 2024 cordially invites parents to register their children for this year's special anniversary edition. With ten years of unf...

Thursday 25 July 2024

Thu25Jul
address Molen Ceres , Broekerhavenweg , Bovenkarspel

Historical Boat Tour around Bovenkarspel

'Farmer and gardeners go all out' organizes a beautiful boat trip of approximately 3.5 hours. We sail through the area on an authentic polder barge. D...

Friday 26 July 2024

category omgeving
Fri26Jul
address Gemeentelijke havens, Havenweg 3, Enkhuizen

En Plein Air Enkhuizen

On Saturday, July 27, Kunst Enkhuizen will again organize π—˜π—» 𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗢𝗻 𝗔𝗢𝗿 π—˜π—»π—Έπ—΅π˜‚π—Άπ˜‡π—²π—»! A fun open-...

Saturday 27 July 2024

category drommedarisevenementkunst
Sat27Jul
address Buitenhaven, Tussen twee havens 11, Enkhuizen

Midsummer Afternoon Sailing Trips

In the coming days you can sail with the two-masted clipper Nooit Volmaeckt. Get on board and experience a fantastic afternoon on the IJsselmeer! Get ...

Saturday 27 July 2024

category Wattedoeninenkhuizen
Sat27Jul

Discover Enkhuizen

Visiting from the water
A day of history
Atmospheric shopping
Out with the family
By bicycle and ferry service

A day of history

No city has as many national monuments within walking distance of each other as Enkhuizen. When you walk through Enkhuizen you really imagine yourself back in time. The legacy of the former Golden Age is visible at every corner.

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Top locations

de Garden

address Randweg N505 , Enkhuizen

The Garden is the garden for flowers, vegetables and herbs in the beautiful nature of Enkhuizen.

category bloemengardengroente

Recreatiebad Enkhuizerzand

address Kooizandweg 12, Enkhuizen

Recreational pool Enkhuizerzand is a multifunctional swimming pool where swimming enthusiasts can enjoy sports and recre...

category water

Drommedaris

address Paktuinen 1, Enkhuizen

The Drommedaris, or Chain Gate, was built in 1540 as a city gate, part of the city wall that surrounded Enkhuizen at the...

category bezienswaardighedenbezienswaardigheidgoudeneeuw

Sprookjeswonderland

address Kooizandweg 9, Enkhuizen

Sprookjeswonderland is a fairytale park for families or grandpa and grandma with grandchildren. In Sprookjeswonderland y...

category attractieattractiesdagjeuit

Bottleship Museum

address Zuiderspui 1, Enkhuizen

A unique museum in Westfriesland is the 'Flessenscheepjes Museum' in Enkhuizen. This museum is located in the beautiful ...

category binnenstadcultuurdagjeuit

Zuiderzeemuseum

address Wierdijk 12-22, Enkhuizen

Story of a rich culture In 1932, the Afsluitdijk closed the Zuiderzee from the Wadden Sea and the new inland lake was na...